Archive | September 22, 2011

Palestinian boy Ahed Wahdan loses left eye in Israeli quelling of demonstrators

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video [ 22/09/2011 – 08:52 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A Palestinian child lost his left eye on Wednesday when Israeli occupation forces fired teargas canisters at demonstrators near Qalandia in occupied Jerusalem. Medical sources said that 13-year-old Ahed Wahdan was seriously injured in his left eye when a […]

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Israel forces Jerusalemite to demolish part of home with his own hands

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video [ 22/09/2011 – 08:57 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority has forced Basem Hijazi to demolish part of his home in Abbasiya suburb in Silwan town to the south of the Aqsa Mosque. Hijazi said that the IOA-controlled municipality of Jerusalem told him he has […]

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UK protesters demand recognition of Palestine

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood PressTV – Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:29AM GMT Demotix image British activists held a large rally outside the Downing Street to condemn the Israeli regime and call on the government to support recognition of the Palestinians’ statehood bid. The rally organized by Palestine 194 campaign […]

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Palestinian leader: Why our occupation must end now

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood By Mustafa Barghouthi, Special to CNN | Sept 21, 2011 Leader of the Palestinian National Initiative and former Palestinian presidential candidate, Mustafa Barghouthi STORY HIGHLIGHTS Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi says Palestinians want freedom and the right to self-determination The U.S. is wrong to block statehood bid, […]

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Defending Jim Crow in Palestine

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Why is the U.S. so fearful of a nonviolent freedom movement? AP/Nasser Shiyoukhi |A Palestinian climbs the separation barrier during a protest against its construction in the West Bank village of Walajeh. By Zahi Khouri |  Israel – Salon.com | Sept 22, 2011 Alarming reports indicate the Israeli […]

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The one-sided US veto: an astounding display of hypocrisy

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood By  Neve Gordon and  Yinon Cohen  > Palestine > Redress Information & Analysis 21 September 2011 Neve Gordon and Yinon Cohen argue that the US plan to veto the Palestinians’ bid for UN recognition, under the pretext that unilateralism is misguided, is an astounding display […]

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Israeli Settlers train Women to use Weapons | تدريبات على استخدام السلاح للنساء في المستوطنات

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Maan News | Sept 22, 2011 لقدس- معا- بدأت 6 نساء في مستوطنة “بني كديم” في التجمع الاستيطاني “عتصيون” جنوب بيت لحم تدريبات على استخدام السلاح، تحت مبررات الدفاع عن النفس والعائلة حال تعرض المستوطنات لعمليات من قبل الفلسطينيين. وبحسب ما نشر موقع صحيفة “معاريف” فقد بدأ التدريب […]

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Obama consulted no Palestinians for his rendition of history ~ by Philip Weiss

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood by Philip Weiss on September 21, 2011 | Mondoweiss Mazin Qumsiyeh on Obama’s speech: In his first speech at the UN, President Obama stated that he prohibited torture and ordered Guantanamo prisons closed.  He also said he will work to cut the nuclear arsenal of […]

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Perry embraces violent Jewish extremists, Politico’s Ben Smith calls him ‘moderate’ ~ by Max Blumenthal

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood Max Blumenthal on September 21, 2011 | Mondoweiss Republican presidential frontrunner Rick Perry embraces former terrorist group leader Dov Hikind Yesterday, I attended Rick Perry’s press conference at the W Hotel in New York City, where the Texas Governor and Republican presidential frontrunner denounced President […]

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Audacity to Change: Open Letter to President Obama

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood Why Mr. President give new credits to anti-American sentiment? (UN Photo) By Ahmed Yousef – Gaza | Palestine Chronicle | Sept 22, 2011 Mr. President, The Arab world is experiencing a time of epic transformation. Few believed the streets of Tunis would rebel in their […]

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Vigil in memory of Shaheed Ibrahim Zaza – video

Related: We lost a Child, A Future, A Dream… What: Vigil in memory of Ibrahim Zaza, 12 years old Where: US embassy, Hayarkon 71, Tel Aviv Time: Tuesday, 19:00 Tuesday Sept 20, 2011, a funeral/vigil for 12 year-old Ibrahim Zaza. Ibrahim succumbed to his wounds today after being severely hit by a rocket fired at […]

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Noam Chayut: Israeli occupation is neither moral nor legitimate

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Thursday, 22 September 2011 |  Opinion – The Independent  In 1979, the year I was born, the Israeli occupation of Gaza and the West Bank was 12 years old. I was 10 during the first Palestinian uprising, when my father and his comrades in a reserve unit forced […]

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EU: Watering Down the Bid for Palestinian Statehood

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad (L) looks at The Office of the Quartet Representative Tony Blair, during a meeting at the United Nations headquarters in New York September 18, 2011. (Photo: AFP – Emmanuel Dunand) By: Houssam Kanafani | Al Akhbar | September 22, 2011 […]

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Lebanon supports Palestinian UN bid

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood PressTV | Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:4PM GMT Lebanese President Michel Sleiman addresses the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. Lebanese President Michel Sleiman has vigorously supported the Palestinian Authority’s proposal for full United Nations […]

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Biggest Losers in Palestine Veto? The American People

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood by Philip Giraldi, September 22, 2011| Antiwar.com If the Palestinian application for United Nations full membership actually takes place Friday and the United States uses its Security Council veto to stop the process, it will be the final step in a predictable and preventable tragedy […]

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